Wisdom Teeth

What are wisdom teeth?

Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment of wisdom.

To read more about wisdom teeth view our informative pages below.

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Wisdom Teeth Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of wisdom teeth, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to wisdom teeth are discussed.

Wisdom Teeth Presentation


Patient Reviews for Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Coyle and Lance Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

5 out of 5 stars based on 7 Wisdom Teeth Removal reviews.

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The overall process was wonderful. Staff, especially Vickie was wonderful. We were in and out in about an hour. My son has not experienced much bleeding or pain. I am truly amazed at how fast his recovery has been. I would have liked to have been able to thank Dr. Lance in person, but i…

- Anonymous

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I used to hide from dentists and any Maxillofacial practice knowing I needed help but having a Major fear of dental work in general... Coyle and Lance really treated me with extra care and consideration for my fears and issues I always have had. I had 3 wisdom teeth and one lost tooth extracted through…

- Tyler B.

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From beginning to end the experience was amazing. Having the paperwork to fill out beforehand from my referring dentist and the call for information from Dr. Coyles office was much appreciated. With such a busy and sometime hectic schedule, having it this way allowed time to fit it in where time allowed and to keep…

- Shari G

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I would recommend any oral surgery that you need go to Coyle and Lance! I had excellent recovery with no pain. I am 78 years old and my wisdom tooth was embedded in my jaw bone.

- Clara D

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Dr. Lance was a great doctor! I was so worried about how the procedure would be considering it was my first time under anesthesia, but the surgery went great! I was very comfortable around the staff and they made it a great experience.

- Nicole S

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The overall experience was a really good one! I followed all of the instructions from the staff and Dr. Coyle and had no pain at all while recovering. My Mom and I appreciated their kindness and calling to check on me during my recovery.

- Nathan J

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I have seen Dr Tim twice. My son has been there too. Only place I trust to have teeth extracted. Leave it to the professionals. Great practice.

- Tony L

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